WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital - Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides comprehensive short-term inpatient care for people age 18 and older who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms.

Treatment is individualized, blending the following services:
- psychiatric evaluation
- psychiatric nursing assessment
- activities assessment/intervention
- individual/group therapy
- medication management
- family support/education
- social services/assessment/intervention
Geographical AreaLancaster, Adams, Berks, Chester, Dauphin, Lebanon, York
Public TransportationBus stop on State Street
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureTo make a referral or to seek help, call the Behavioral Health Unit Triage Line at 717-738-6400; In an emergency, go directly to an Emergency Department or call Crisis Intervention at 717-394-2631
Client Information
EligibilityIndividuals age 18 and older who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesAccepts some Private Insurance, Medical Assistance and Medicare, Self pay on sliding scale fee, Charity Care program
Insurance AcceptedCapital Blue Cross, Highmark, Aetna, PerformCare, PHC, TriCare, Quest, MHnet, ValueOptions, Cigna, Optum, Berkshire Health plan, Coventry, Educators Health Partners, Geisinger Health, Humana, Multiplan, South Central Preferred, Medicare
Capacity Limitations7 bed unit
Hours of Operation 24/7
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 717-738-6400
Physical Site Address 1 169 Martin Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Third Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip Ephrata, PA 17522
Mailing Address 1 169 Martin Ave
Mailing Address 2 PO Box 1002
Mailing City, State, Zip Ephrata, PA 17522-1002
Mail Attention To Ephrata Community Hospital
Main Phone 717-738-6400
Other Phone 717-394-2631 Crisis Intervention
Service Location Email lnaylor2@wellspan.org
Web Address www.wellspan.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: WellSpan Health
Affiliated Program: WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
This Service: WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital - Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adult Psychiatric Hospitals (RM-3300.6500-050)
Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Units (RM-3300.6600-080)
Mental Health Evaluation (RP-5000)
Psychiatric Emergency Room Care (RP-1500.6750)
Psychiatric Medication Monitoring (RP-6400.8000-650.64)
Third Party Involuntary Commitment Petition Services (RP-1500.3400-850)